news service

What is news service?

news service meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A method of pooling news-gathering resources, first developed in the mid-19th century when six highly competitive New York City newspaper publishers decided to cooperate to lower the expense of collecting and transmitting international news via telegraph to the United States. Most wire services operate through overseas bureaus to which news reporters submit their copy and photographs. Click here to read an online history of the Associated Press (AP) news service, and here to view the Yahoo! list of news services. Directory information for news services is available in Literary Market Place. Synonymous with news agency, newswire, and wire service. See also: press release.


reference: ABC-CLIO